Siemens grant provides academic institutions with free engineering software

By Anthony Johnson

Here at Siemens, we are committed to empowering the next generation of engineers, designers and innovators. That’s why we offer a free subscription to the complete Solid Edge portfolio to any academic institution through our Solid Edge Academic Grant Program.

With Solid Edge, academic groups can gain valuable experience with industry-leading technology, supporting STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) learning and engagement at all levels of education. Our academic grant program provides schools and learning institutions with free access to the same professional-grade software tools and capabilities used by engineers and designers around the world.

What’s included?

Our academic bundle includes the following Solid Edge solutions:

  • Mechanical design
  • Wiring and harness design (electrical design)
  • Advanced simulation (CFD/FEA)
  • Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)
  • Model-based definition (MBD)
  • Technical publications
  • P&ID and piping design

Whether you’re looking to support your engineering curriculum or research, or want to increase the competitiveness of your STEM competition team, we’re ready to support you with a comprehensive bundle of Solid Edge software tools.

Apply for a Siemens academic grant →

Meanwhile, you can easily access Solid Edge Learning Assets, including tutorials and learning modules for users of all skill levels, via the Siemens Learning Center, free of charge.

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Whether you are an educator, student or community maker, we are here to help you succeed.

To best address your questions a range of support and learning options are available, from community connections and knowledge sharing to technical support. Connect with the resources that are right for you:

Got a question? We have an answer for you! Send an email to to get in touch with a member of our academic team. If you’re a current Siemens academic grant recipient and under a maintenance support contract, please visit Siemens Support Center for additional information and support.

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